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Stick to It (Hockey Super Six)

illustrated by Kevin Sylvester
edition: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
tagged: hockey, humorous, superheroes

A very special group of kids must save the world with — what else? — HOCKEY!

 

Meet six kids a lot like you. Except . . .

. . . Benny, Jenny, Karl, Starlight, DJ and Mo got zapped in an evil plot gone wrong — and became the super-est team the world has ever seen.

Lucky thing, because they have to face off against enormous, multi-appendaged, hocke …

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Operation Do-Over

by Gordon Korman
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 7
tagged: friendship, time travel, humorous stories

Gordon Korman’s new novel poses the question: what would you do if you were given the chance to do things over?

 

Mason and Ty have been best friends since they were old enough to form thoughts. But one day an atomic warhead walks into their seventh-grade classroom ready to annihilate their friendship: Ava Petrakis, the new transfer student from Ne …

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Eight Days

by Teresa Toten
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: death & dying, drugs, alcohol, substance abuse, diversity & multicultural

Governor General’s award-winning author Teresa Toten’s story about one girl’s transformative eight-day road-trip to retrieve her mother’s body.

 

How do you face a heartbreaking past?

One day at a time.

Or as Aggie says, one crisis at a time.

In Teresa Toten’s compelling new novel Eight Days, Samantha finds out that the mother she thought had …

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Lissy's Diary

by Ellen DeLange, illustrated by Ilaria Zanellato
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 11
  • Grade: k to 6
tagged: multigenerational

A heartwarming story about keeping memories alive and passing on traditions. For little writers ages 5 years and up.

Grandma is reading from a diary. Lissy listens intently to the exciting stories. But . . . who are these stories actually about?

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The Montague Twins #2: The Devil's Music

by Nathan Page, illustrated by Drew Shannon
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: mystery & detective, action & adventure, paranormal

The Hardy Boys meets Paper Girls in the second volume of this mystery series featuring teen detectives, witches, and now a mystery rock 'n' roll song capable of a sinister, Pied Piper-like hypnosis.

Alastair, Pete, Charlie, and Rachel aren't just magical teen detectives in their coastal town of Port Howl--they are also members of a local teen rock b …

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Unleashed

by Amy McCulloch
edition: Paperback
also available: Hardcover
  • age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7
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The Golden Compass for the digital age in this action-packed sequel to Jinxed.

When Lacey Chu wakes up in a hospital room with no memory of how she got there, she knows something went really wrong. And with her cat baku, Jinx, missing in action and MONCHA, the company behind the invention of the robot pet, threatening her family, she isn't sure who …

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The Lost Ones: An AFK Novel (Bendy #2)

by Adrienne Kress
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: monsters, horror, thrillers & suspense

An all-new original novel from the twisted world of the hit horror video game, Bendy!

 

Atlantic City, 1946. Bill, Constance and Brant can’t help but feel like they are missing out on life. Bill craves an existence outside of his father’s influence. Brant is willing to play a dangerous game to further his career and make a name for himself. Const …

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The Enchanted People

by Jennifer Pool, by (artist) David Dodson
edition: Paperback
  • age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 2 to 6
tagged: bullying, environment

The Enchanted People is a humanitarian fairytale about a young girl named Wawatay who lives away from her village as an outcast because she is different. All the people in her village have an enchanted power except for her, and so, she is not accepted by them. While living in solitude, Wawatay finds an injured baby sparrow and begins to care for he …

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Junior Field Guide: Insects of Nunavut

English Edition

by Jordan Hoffman, illustrated by Athena Gubbe
edition: Paperback
also available: Paperback
  • age: 8 to 10
  • Grade: 3 to 5
tagged: native canadian, insects, spiders, etc., polar regions, zoology

There are lot of different types of insects in Nunavut. Learn about what defines an insect, as well as their life cycle, metamorphisis, and adaptions. This science book provides information about what different insects look like, where they live, what they eat, their behaviour, and other interesting facts about them, along with colourful illustrati …

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True and The Rainbow Kingdom: 5-Minute Goodnight Stories

5 minute Storybook Collection

adapted by Anne Paradis & Robin Bright, illustrated by Guru Animation Studio Ltd
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 18
  • Grade: p to k
tagged: bedtime & dreams, friendship, emotions & feelings, fantasy & magic, beginner